It has a high calcium content, 100 grams of feta contains the same amount of calcium as three liters of milk. Feta should be stored in brine, and then it can be stored almost indefinitely.
To remove excess salinity, feta can be soaked in mineral water or milk for a few minutes before serving.
This cheese is the main ingredient in the famous Greek salad. It is based on a combination of fresh vegetables and salted cheese. The cheese ripens for about 3 months and has a fat content of 30 to 60%